Archive for the ‘Economy’ Category

El Presidente: "Se nos viene una decisión bien difícil, que atenta directamente contra una base económica del país, que es el turismo"

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Today President Luis Lacalle Pou expressed doubts that the borders with Argentina and Brasil will open for the summer tourism season. Historically Argentina has been the leading source of tourists by headcount, but Paraguay may lead this upcoming summer season.

Paraguay: More Investment Coming From Uruguay Than Argentina

Sunday, September 20th, 2020


Ambassador Needed To Intervene After Argentina Held Back LNG (Supergas) Shipment

Thursday, September 10th, 2020


Smith & Wesson: Current Increase In Consumer Demand For Firearms Is In Many Ways Unparalleled"

Sunday, September 6th, 2020


Tensions In Rocha Between Cabildo Abierto Candidate For Intendente And The Pichiaje

Saturday, August 29th, 2020

Cabildo Abierto candidate for the Intendencia of Rocha Martín Rodríguez has been at the center of unfolding political tensions after declaring semi-mobile clusters of vagrants to not be desirable tourism.

Record Airborne Export Of Sporting Horses To UAE

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

75 horses left Carrasco International airport this month bound for Dubai on a charter flight (archived). The cargo was assembled from 15 suppliers including 28 horses from neighboring Argentina. The previous record for sporting horses exported by plane from Uruguay was 48 polo horses sent 15 years ago. Two more horse flights are planned this year.

US Federal Reserve Chief To Announce "Greater Tolerance" Toawards Inflation

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020


90% Of Workers With Unemployment Insurance Expiring In July Back To Work

Thursday, August 20th, 2020


Sleet Falls In Colonia Department, Other Isolated Incidents Of Frozen Precipitation Reported In Uruguay

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020


Cold Antarctic Air On The Way, Snow Possible In Parts Of The Country

Monday, August 17th, 2020


San Jose: Anti Drug Brigade Chief And Three Members Of Force Arrested For Drug Trafficking

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

The Chief of the Ministry of Interior's anti drug brigade has been arrested along with 3 other members of his police force for allegedly trafficking drugs. Six other arrests were made as well following a series of raids prompted by an internal affairs investigation.

Price Of Government Weed Hits 300 Pesos For 5 Gram Envelope

Monday, August 10th, 2020

The price of government cannabis sold in pharmacies has gone up from 265 pesos per 5 gram envelope to 300 pesos. Only 14 pharmacies in the country still participate in the program with 6 of the retailers being located in Montevideo.